Bender Gallery exhibits some of today's leading contemporary artists as well as emerging artists creating meaningful work. While the main focus of Bender Gallery is sculpture using glass in its creation we also represent highly respected painters and sculptors of other mediums.

Please stop by to see our artists work showcased in a brand new space in the center of downtown Asheville on "Gallery Row on Biltmore". We hope to see you at 29 Biltmore Ave.

Come see the ongoing exhibit of works by artist Toland Sand.



ERIC HILTON                                            BERTIL VALLIEN

STEVE LINN                                             MARY VAN CLINE

WILLIAM MORRIS                                  HIROSHI YAMANO

MARTIN BLANK                                       CARMEN LOZAR

BETTY CLARK                                          KARSTEN OAKS


KIM GOLDFARB                                       DAVID SCHWARZ

DOROTHY HAFNER                                THOMAS SCOON

NOEL HART                                              VERUSKA VAGEN

JOSHUA HERSHMAN                             EMMA VARGA

FABIO MODICA                                        JEN VIOLETTE

STEVE JENSEN                                        STEVEN WEINBERG


Featured Artist
Wesley Neal Rasko

I fully believe a certain "luck factor" exists when working with glass; sometimes a piece turns out and others crack or break. Glass can be solid/liquid, can be formed using heat or through cold working processes. It is colorful, full of life, can be transparent or matte, and is the ultimate sculpting material. I embrace this uncertain nature of glass by transforming it into expressions of emotions and nature through swirling colors and awe-inspiring forms. The final hand-ground, polished pieces embody the contrasting characteristics of glass through their inclusion of textured and transparent sections and various colors interacting with one another. My pieces are composed of painted and laminated float glass, cast glass, optical crystal, and exotic stone. I strive to create provocative glass sculptures that showcase the flexibility and fluidity of glass while also accepting and adapting to its uncertain nature. This is my destiny in life; to create works of art that I am blown a

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12 Observers
Linear Angularity
Linear Angularity
Toland Sand
September 6 - October 20, 2018

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Polished Effects
Karsten Oaks
October 5 - November 30, 2018

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SOFA Expo Chicago 2018
September 24, 2018

Bender Gallery to exhibit at SOFA Expo Chicago 2018

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Summer of Glass
May 17, 2018

Bender Gallery will be hosting monthly exhibitions all year by internationally recognized artists and exciting fresh work by new faces during Summer of Glass in conjunction with the Chihuly Exhibition at the Biltmore Estate.

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